Beijing is trying to improve efficiency in China’s coal industry, which produced 3.85 billion tonnes of coal last year. Photo: Reuters Beijing is trying to improve efficiency in China’s coal industry, which produced 3.85 billion tonnes of coal last year. Photo: Reuters
Beijing is trying to improve efficiency in China’s coal industry, which produced 3.85 billion tonnes of coal last year. Photo: Reuters

China coal hub Shanxi to merge five giant state-owned miners as part of efficiency drive

  • Shanxi province will merge five coal companies into a single entity called Jinneng Holding Group, creating the country’s second largest coal producer
  • Government-led merger, which involves trillions of yuan in assets and thousands of employees, is the latest effort to improve efficiency in the coal industry

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Beijing is trying to improve efficiency in China’s coal industry, which produced 3.85 billion tonnes of coal last year. Photo: Reuters Beijing is trying to improve efficiency in China’s coal industry, which produced 3.85 billion tonnes of coal last year. Photo: Reuters
Beijing is trying to improve efficiency in China’s coal industry, which produced 3.85 billion tonnes of coal last year. Photo: Reuters
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